Queensland Criminal Law

Paperback | February 28, 2015

byAndreas Schloenhardt

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Queensland Criminal Law offers fresh and critical perspectives on issues of contemporary criminal justice in Queensland and presents problems in both current and comparative contexts. It provides comprehensive exploration and analysis of the general principles of criminal law, specificoffences, and defences. Where relevant, comparisons are drawn to developments in common law, federal criminal law, and other jurisdictions. The book's clear four-part structure assists students in understanding and systematically establishing criminal liability by moving from questions about jurisdiction and general concepts of criminal law, through the elements of an offence, to possible defences. Now in its fourth edition, Queensland Criminal Law seeks to raise questions about criminal law and invites readers to critically reflect on their relationship to the law as citizens, as students, and as practitioners.

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Queensland Criminal Law offers fresh and critical perspectives on issues of contemporary criminal justice in Queensland and presents problems in both current and comparative contexts. It provides comprehensive exploration and analysis of the general principles of criminal law, specificoffences, and defences. Where relevant, comparisons...

Andreas Schloenhardt is Professor of Criminal Law, School of Law at the University of Queensland and a Professorial Research Fellow, Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at the University of Vienna.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:672 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.01 inPublished:February 28, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195588746

ISBN - 13:9780195588743

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Table of Contents

Part 1: General Principles of Criminal Law1. The Meaning of Criminal Law2. Sources of Criminal Law3. Subjects of Criminal Law4. Elements of Criminal ResponsibilityPart 2: Extensions of Criminal Liability5. Inchoate Liability6. Secondary LiabilityPart 3: Specific Offences7. Homicide8. Assault and other Non-fatal Offences against the Person9. Offences against Liberty10. Sexual Offences11. Offences Relating to Property12. Drug Offences13. Terrorism OffencesPart 4: Defences and Related Matters14. Mistake15. Self-help Defences16. Provocation and Domestic Violence17. Mental Impairment18. IntoxicationAppendix A: Case Matrix: Completed OffencesAppendix B: Case Matrix: Attempted Offences